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Feb

2014

GSM Marines follow in the footsteps of their predecessors

Lance Cpl. Shawn Valosin, CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C.

More than 150 Marines and sailors with General Support Maintenance Company, 2nd Maintenance Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics Group conducted a nine-mile hike through the townships of Carolina Beach and Kure Beach Feb 27.  The hike was used to train and educate the Marines about the Civil War battle of Fort Fisher and allow them to walk in the




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Feb

2014

CLB-26 change of command ceremony reflects old, new legacy

Cpl. Devin Nichols, CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C.

Family, friends and service members gathered at Marston Pavilion here, Feb. 21to attend a change of command ceremony between Lt. Col. Kevin G. Collins, theoutgoing commanding officer, and Lt. Col. Daniel H. Coleman, the incoming CO forCombat Logistics Battalion 26, Combat Logistics Regiment 27, 2nd MarineLogistics Group.   The mission statement of




28

Oct

2013

Calm under pressure: Marine saves local man’s life

Lance Cpl. Shawn Valosin, JACKSONVILLE, N.C.

It was just like any football game, the crowd was cheering for thehome team, but then a man collapsed. While most of the bystanders werepanicking and running around, one man kept his cool, Sgt. Ty M. Baker Jr.    Baker is an automaintenance technician with 2nd Maintenance Battalion, Combat LogisticsRegiment 25, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, was with




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Oct

2013

2nd Medical Battalion change of command ceremony

Lance Cpl. Shawn Valosin, CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C.

2nd Medical Battalion held a change of command ceremony at Soifert Field here Sept. 30, passing complete authority, accountability and responsibility for the unit between two Navy Captains.  Capt. Michael Sokolowski assumed command of 2nd Medical Bn., Combat Logistics Regiment 25, 2nd Marine Logistics Group from Capt. Cameron Waggoner in a




13

Aug

2013

From cancer to company commander

Lance Cpl. Shawn Valosin, CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C.

Marines here were greeted by two special guests the morning of Aug. 02. Although one was an easily recognizable Ultimate Fighting Championship fighter, he was not the guest of honor.  Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson was welcomed aboard Camp Lejeune not to teach Marines about mix martial arts, but for a much higher purpose.  Like Marines and cage




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Apr

2013

Pain Train: Sgt. Maj. pushes servicemembers to the limit

Lance Cpl. Shawn Valosin, April 08, 2013

MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. - The 2nd Marine Logistics Group top Marine enlisted advisor recently started a weekly-workout regimen that has become quite popular here.   Sgt. Maj. George W. Young Jr., a Danville, Va., native, created the “Pain Train” in an effort to increase the overall physical fitness of Marines in 2nd MLG.   “It’s what




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Oct

2012

Marines learn how to detect invisible threat during course

Lance Cpl. Devin Nichols, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Deadly radiation kills if it goes undetected, so it falls upon specially trained Marines to alert units of the unseen danger.  More than 30 Marines from various units within the 2nd Marine Logistics Group learned how to counter radiation by using the AN/PDR-77 during the Monitor Survey Reconnaissance Course here, from Oct. 15 to 18.   “Every unit




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Apr

2012

Combat Logistics Battalion 8 welcomes new commanding officer

Sgt. Rachael K. A. Moore, CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C.

Marines and sailors of Combat Logistics Battalion 8, 2nd Marine Logistics Group said farewell to their commanding officer, who led them through their six-month deployment to Afghanistan. Lt. Col. Michael E. McWilliams, from Downingtown, Pa., relinquished command to Lt. Col. Christopher D. Hrudka, a Deerfield, Ill., native, during a ceremony aboard




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Feb

2012

Budget restraints do not restrain communications Marines

Cpl. Bruno J. Bego, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

As the Marine Corps’ budget continues to shrink, more and more units will feel the pressure of conducting training with a limited amount of funds.   The effects were apparent for service members with Communications Company, Combat Logistics Regiment 27, 2nd Marine Logistics Group participating in a training exercise from Feb. 29 through March 8




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Apr

2009

Chaplains' conference connects with command

Lance Cpl. Melissa A. Latty, CAMP AL TAQADDUM, Iraq

CAMP AL TAQADDUM, Iraq – The 2nd Marine Logistics Group (Forward) command chaplain hosted a conference with the group’s subordinate Religious Ministry Teams aboard Camp Al Taqaddum, Iraq, April 17-18. The purpose of the conference was to give the RMTs, which normally consist of a chaplain and his or her enlisted religious programmer, throughout 2nd